Anti-biotic doses turn allergic at MCH Anantnag

Anti-biotic doses turn allergic at MCH Anantnag

Anantnag: Panic gripped Maternity and Children Hospital (MCH) in Anantnag town on Tuesday evening after anti-biotic injections left more than 20 patients with adverse reaction. According to sources in the hospital antibiotic drug Ceftriaxone, under brand name Cadiceft-1g, was administered to many patients on Tuesday evening. “More than twenty patients complained of chill and shivering […]

Students in Pulwama, Kulgam protest persecution of Rohingyas

Students in Pulwama, Kulgam protest persecution of Rohingyas

Anantnag: Students of Government Degree College (GDC) of Pulwama and Kulgam held protest demonstrations on Tuesday against the “persecution of Rohingya Muslims” in Myanmar. Hundreds of Rohingyas have been killed and hundreds of thousands displaced in organised violence against the ethnic minority in Myanmar. Students of GDC Pulwama, including girls, took out a protest rally […]

Detained Hizb ‘commander’ produced in court

Detained Hizb ‘commander’ produced in court

Anantnag: The incarcerated ‘district commander’ of Hizbul Mujahideen, Amir Wagay alias Ibn-e-Qasim, was produced before a first class magistrate in his hometown Bijbehara pertaining to a case of “attempt to murder and criminal conspiracy” from 2016. Five local youth are also named in the case, one of whom is already in police custody and the […]

South Kashmir police to use social media for ‘image makeover’

South Kashmir police to use social media for ‘image makeover’

Anantnag: In a bid to present an acceptable image of the police in south Kashmir’s Anantnag, the police have began operating accounts pertaining to different police stations on social networking site facebook. The attempt comes after senior officials of the department have already claimed space on social media to interact with the general public. Only […]

GDC Anantnag students beaten by army for ‘disrespecting national flag’

GDC Anantnag students beaten by army for ‘disrespecting national flag’

Anantnag: Students of Government Degree College (GDC) Anantnag were allegedly beaten and abused by army men on Thursday, near Bijbehara in Anantnag district, for “disrespecting the national flag”. The students said they were in their college bus, which had the name of the college painted on it, travelling to Srinagar to participate in an inter-college […]

ASI shot dead in Anantnag while regulating traffic

ASI shot dead in Anantnag while regulating traffic

Anantnag: Suspected militants shot dead a 55-year-old police officer on Monday afternoon when he was regulating traffic in the busy Mahendi Kadal area of main town Anantnag. The slain officer has been identified as Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Abdul Rashid Shah, son of Gul Muhammad Shah, a resident of Panzath village in Qazigund area of Anantnag […]

Absent MS suspended in Anantnag, doctor faces axe for not wearing apron

Absent MS suspended in Anantnag, doctor faces axe for not wearing apron

Anantnag: The Medical Superintendent (MS) of Anantnag district hospital was placed under suspension on Sunday for unauthorized absence from duty while another doctor from the hospital was suspended for not wearing apron. The suspensions were ordered by divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, on Sunday during his surprise visit to the hospital. Chief Medical Officer […]

Pulwama fight ends with killing of third militant

Pulwama fight ends with killing of third militant

Anantnag: The standoff between militants and government forces at District Police Lines (DPL) Pulwama concluded late Saturday night with the killing of the third militant. Four policemen and four CRPF troopers, along with the two other militants, had lost their lives in the 17-hour gunfight. Militants had stormed the police lines at about 3:45 AM […]